Abstract

Birefringent microstructure fibers are shown to allow efficient generation of frequency-tunable anti-Stokes line emission as a result of nonlinear-optical spectral transformation of unamplified femtosecond Ti: sapphire laser pulses. Femtosecond pulses of 820-nm pump radiation polarized along the fast and slow axes of the elliptical core of the microstructure fiber generate intense blue-shifted lines centered at 490 and 510 nm, respectively, observed as bright blue and green emission at the output of a 10-cm microstructure fiber.

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2003 (6)

2002 (6)

A. Ortigosa-Blanch, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2567 (2002)
[Crossref]

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

M. Fiorentino, J. E. Sharping, P. Kumar, A. Porzio, and R. S. Windeler, “Soliton squeezing in microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 27, 649–651 (2002).
[Crossref]

M. Fiorentino, J. E. Sharping, P. Kumar, and A. Porzio, “Amplitude squeezing in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer: numerical analysis of experiments with microstructure fiber,” Opt. Express 10, 128–138 (2002), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-10-2-128.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2001 (3)

M. J. Steel and J. R. M. Osgood, “Elliptical-hole photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 26, 229–231 (2001).
[Crossref]

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2000 (1)

1998 (2)

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

J.C. Knight, J. Broeng, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1995 (1)

N. Akhmediev and M. KarlssonPhys. Rev. A “Cherenkov radiation emitted by solitons in optical fibers,”  51, 2602–2607 (1995).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1991 (1)

K.-H. Tsai, K.-S. Kim, and T.F. Morse, “General solution for stress-induced polarization in optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9, 7–17 (1991).
[Crossref]

Agrawal, G. P.

G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics (Academic, Boston, 1989).

Akhmediev, N.

N. Akhmediev and M. KarlssonPhys. Rev. A “Cherenkov radiation emitted by solitons in optical fibers,”  51, 2602–2607 (1995).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Akimov, D.A.

D.A. Akimov, E.E. Serebryannikov, A.M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K.V. Dukel’skii, V.S. Shevandin, and Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, “Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher order modes of a microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 1948–1950 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

Alfimov, M.V.

S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

Apolonski, A.

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

Arriaga, J.

Biancalana, F.

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Birks, T.A.

Bjarklev, A.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Broeng, J.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

J.C. Knight, J. Broeng, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Drexler, W.

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

Dukel’skii, K.V.

D.A. Akimov, E.E. Serebryannikov, A.M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K.V. Dukel’skii, V.S. Shevandin, and Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, “Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher order modes of a microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 1948–1950 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Efimov, A.

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Efimov, A.J. Taylor, F.G. Omenetto, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, and P.St.J. Russell, “Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 11, 910–918 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-8-910.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Fedotov, A.B.

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Ficker, J.

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Fiorentino, M.

Griebner, U.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hansen, T.P.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Herrmann, J.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Husakou, A.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ivanov, A.A.

S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

Jensen, J.R.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Karlsson, M.

N. Akhmediev and M. KarlssonPhys. Rev. A “Cherenkov radiation emitted by solitons in optical fibers,”  51, 2602–2607 (1995).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kiefer, W.

Kim, K.-S.

K.-H. Tsai, K.-S. Kim, and T.F. Morse, “General solution for stress-induced polarization in optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9, 7–17 (1991).
[Crossref]

Knight, J. C.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Ortigosa-Blanch, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2567 (2002)
[Crossref]

Knight, J.C.

A. Efimov, A.J. Taylor, F.G. Omenetto, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, and P.St.J. Russell, “Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 11, 910–918 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-8-910.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D.V. Skryabin, F. Luan, J.C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Soliton self-frequency shift cancellation in photonic crystal fibers,” Science 301, 1705–1708 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

A. Ortigosa-Blanch, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, J. Arriaga, B.J. Mangan, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Highly birefringent photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1325–1327 (2000).
[Crossref]

J.C. Knight, J. Broeng, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Knudsen, E.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Kondrat’ev, Yu.N.

D.A. Akimov, E.E. Serebryannikov, A.M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K.V. Dukel’skii, V.S. Shevandin, and Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, “Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher order modes of a microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 1948–1950 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

König, F.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Konorov, S. O.

Konorov, S.O.

S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

Korn, G.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Korolkova, N.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Kumar, P.

Lam, P.K.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Leuchs, G.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Libori, S.E.B.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Love, J. D.

A. W. Snyder and J. D. Love, Optical Waveguide Theory (Chapman and Hall, New York, 1983).

Luan, F.

D.V. Skryabin, F. Luan, J.C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Soliton self-frequency shift cancellation in photonic crystal fibers,” Science 301, 1705–1708 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Maksimenka, R.

Mangan, B.J.

Morse, T.F.

K.-H. Tsai, K.-S. Kim, and T.F. Morse, “General solution for stress-induced polarization in optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9, 7–17 (1991).
[Crossref]

Nickel, D.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Omenetto, F.G.

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Efimov, A.J. Taylor, F.G. Omenetto, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, and P.St.J. Russell, “Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 11, 910–918 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-8-910.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ortigosa-Blanch, A.

Osgood, J. R. M.

Porzio, A.

Povazay, B.

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

Raman Spectrosc, J.

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Reeves, W.H.

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Russell, P. St. J.

D.V. Skryabin, F. Luan, J.C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Soliton self-frequency shift cancellation in photonic crystal fibers,” Science 301, 1705–1708 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Ortigosa-Blanch, J. C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2567 (2002)
[Crossref]

Russell, P.St.J.

A. Efimov, A.J. Taylor, F.G. Omenetto, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, and P.St.J. Russell, “Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 11, 910–918 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-8-910.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic crystal fibers,” Science 299, 358–362 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

A. Ortigosa-Blanch, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, J. Arriaga, B.J. Mangan, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Highly birefringent photonic crystal fibers,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1325–1327 (2000).
[Crossref]

J.C. Knight, J. Broeng, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Schmitt, M.

Schmitt, S.

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Serebryannikov, E.E.

Sharping, J. E.

Shevandin, V.S.

D.A. Akimov, E.E. Serebryannikov, A.M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K.V. Dukel’skii, V.S. Shevandin, and Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, “Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher order modes of a microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 1948–1950 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Silberhorn, Ch.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Simonsen, H.

T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
[Crossref]

Sizmann, A.

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Skryabin, D.V.

D.V. Skryabin, F. Luan, J.C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Soliton self-frequency shift cancellation in photonic crystal fibers,” Science 301, 1705–1708 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Smirnov, V.B.

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Snyder, A. W.

A. W. Snyder and J. D. Love, Optical Waveguide Theory (Chapman and Hall, New York, 1983).

Steel, M. J.

Tarasevitch, A.P.

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Taylor, A.J.

W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. Efimov, A.J. Taylor, F.G. Omenetto, J.C. Knight, W.J. Wadsworth, and P.St.J. Russell, “Nonlinear generation of very high-order UV modes in microstructured fibers,” Opt. Express 11, 910–918 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-8-910.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Tsai, K.-H.

K.-H. Tsai, K.-S. Kim, and T.F. Morse, “General solution for stress-induced polarization in optical fibers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 9, 7–17 (1991).
[Crossref]

Unterhuber, A.

A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

von der Linde, D.

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Wadsworth, W. J.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Wadsworth, W.J.

Wei., O.

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Windeler, R. S.

Wolff, M.

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Zhavoronkov, N.

J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Zheltikov, A. M.

S. O. Konorov and A. M. Zheltikov, “Frequency conversion of subnanojoule femtosecond laser pulses in a microstructure fiber for photochromism initiation,” Opt. Express 11, 2440–2445 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-19-2440
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S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

Zheltikov, A.M.

D.A. Akimov, E.E. Serebryannikov, A.M. Zheltikov, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, W. Kiefer, K.V. Dukel’skii, V.S. Shevandin, and Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, “Efficient anti-Stokes generation through phase-matched four-wave mixing in higher order modes of a microstructure fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 1948–1950 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

Zhou, Ping

A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

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A. Apolonski, B. Povazay, A. Unterhuber, W. Drexler, W.J. Wadsworth, J.C. Knight, and P.St.J. Russell, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B19,  2165 (2002).

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T.P. Hansen, J. Broeng, S.E.B. Libori, E. Knudsen, A. Bjarklev, J.R. Jensen, and H. Simonsen, “Highly birefringent index-guiding photonic crystal fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 588–590 (2001).
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[Crossref]

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W.H. Reeves, D.V. Skryabin, F. Biancalana, J.C. Knight, P.St.J. Russell, F.G. Omenetto, A. Efimov, and A.J. Taylor, “Transformation and control of ultra-short pulses in dispersion-engineered photonic crystal fibres,” Nature 424, 511–515 (2003).
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J. Herrmann, U. Griebner, N. Zhavoronkov, A. Husakou, D. Nickel, J. C. Knight, W. J. Wadsworth, P. St. J. Russell, and G. Korn, ”Experimental Evidence for Supercontinuum Generation by Fission of Higher-Order Solitons in Photonic Fibers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 173901 (2002).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. Schmitt, J. Ficker, M. Wolff, F. König, A. Sizmann, and G. Leuchs, “Photon-number squeezed solitons from an asymmetric fiber-optic Sagnac interferometer,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 812446–1449 (1998).
[Crossref]

Ch. Silberhorn, P.K. Lam, O. Wei., F. König, N. Korolkova, and G. Leuchs, “Generation of continuous variable Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement via the Kerr nonlinearity in an optical fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 864267–4270 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

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J.C. Knight, J. Broeng, T.A. Birks, and P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic bandgap guidance in optical fibers,” Science 282, 1476–1478 (1998).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P.St.J. Russell, “Photonic crystal fibers,” Science 299, 358–362 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D.V. Skryabin, F. Luan, J.C. Knight, and P. St. J. Russell, “Soliton self-frequency shift cancellation in photonic crystal fibers,” Science 301, 1705–1708 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Other (4)

S.O. Konorov, D.A. Akimov, A.A. Ivanov, M.V. Alfimov, and A. M. Zheltikov, “Microstructure fibers as frequency-tunable sources of ultrashort chirped pulses for coherent nonlinear spectroscopy,” Appl. Phys. B, in press.

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A.B. Fedotov, Ping Zhou, A.P. Tarasevitch, K.V. Dukel’skii, Yu.N. Kondrat’ev, V.S. Shevandin, V.B. Smirnov, D. von der Linde, A.M. Zheltikov, and J. Raman Spectrosc. “Microstructure-Fiber Sources of Mode-Separable Supercontinuum Emission for Wave-Mixing Spectroscopy,”  33, 888–896 (2002).

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Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

(a) An SEM cross-section image of the microstructure fiber. (b) Group-velocity dispersion calculated for (1) the fundamental mode of the MS fiber with an unperturbed, circular core with the radius ρ = (ρx ρy )1/2 ≈ 0.89 μm, (2) the slow and (3, open circles) the fast Gaussian fundamental modes [Eq. (1)] in a birefringent fiber with a refractive index profile given by Eq. (2), and (4, crosses) the fast mode in an elliptical-core fiber with a stepwise refractive-index profile [Eq. (4)].

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

(a) The spectra of radiation at the output of the microstructure fiber with a length of 30 cm measured for different input powers of 35-fs 820-nm pump pulses: (1) 30 mW, (2) 50 mW, (3) 70 mW, and (4) 100 mW. (b) The spectrum of supercontinuum emission produced by 820-nm pump pulses with an initial duration of 35 fs and an input power of 320 mW in a microstructure fiber with a length of 30 cm and the cross-section structure shown in Fig. 1(a).

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Generation of anti-Stokes line emission in a 10-cm MS fiber by 820-nm pump pulses with an initial duration of 35 fs polarized along (1) the fast and (2) the slow axes of the fiber core. The average power of pump radiation is (a) 100 mW and (b) 200 mW.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Anti-Stokes emission produced in the MS fiber by 820-nm pump pulses with an initial duration of 35 fs polarized along (a) the fast and (b) the slow axes of the fiber core.

Equations (4)

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Ψ ( x , y ) = exp [ 1 2 ( x 2 a x 2 + y 2 a y 2 ) ]
n 2 ( x , y ) = n core 2 [ 1 2 Δ f ( x ρ x , y ρ y ) ] ,
δ β x , y = λ 3 2 ( 2 π ) 3 n core 3 a x , y 4 .
δ β s = β x β y = δ β x δ β y = e 2 ρ 4 ( 2 Δ ) 3 / 2 V 3 ( ln V ) 3 1 + ln V ,

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